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Erik Strommer

Instructor: Graphic Design & Adobe Creative Cloud Software Erik Strommer is an alumnus of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He earned a B.F.A. in Advertising/Illustration. His career spans advertising agencies in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis and the Twin Cities. Highlights along this creative journey include: the first TV commercial using …

Dugan McNeil

If there could be one word to describe Dugan McNeill, that word would be “innovator.”  A true music visionary, always one step ahead of the curve, Dugan has consistently been on the cutting edge of the music business. Known to thousands of fans in the Midwest as a member of the extremely popular rock band, …

Ben Enke

Ben Enke is an award-winning Director of Photography from Seoul, South Korea, living in the Twin Cities. He has lensed numerous films featured at festivals and in theaters across the country, including the award winning short films CLEAN CUT and SHEAR MADNESS, feature length documentary OUT IN THE COLD, and the feature length narrative MILES …

Cody McKinney

Instructor, Sound Design for Visual Media      Cody McKinney is an award winning composer, sound artist, bassist, and educator. He has been commissioned by the Walker Art Center to perform original work along side the legendary Merce Cunningham Dance Co., and has taught professionally for over 15 years, leading ensembles, master classes, and giving …

Joe Sadowski

Instructor, Audio Production and Engineering, Ableton Motivated and constantly inspired, Joe “Avey” Sadowski has been making music since he was a child. He operates out of his native city of Minneapolis as a producer/composer, working to create sonic harmony in all genres. A graduate of The Institute of Production and Recording, Joe credits the school as …

Richard Chessnoe

Instructor, Computing, Web Fluency Richard Chessnoe is an IT, Web Development and Office Courses teacher with years of experience in business technology. His past employers include United Healthcare, IBM Corporation, and Allina. He completed the PC/LAN Technology Program at Brown College and is certified A+ in Desktop and Mobile Computers. He has always been passionate …

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